Home is where the heart is; it’s also where home energy savings start. We’ve got home energy savings tips on everything from attic insulation and discovering air leaks to how to best run your appliances. Check out our 31 Days of Energy Savings guide to get started. Follow our appliance energy efficiency comparison series, including posts on gas vs. electric dryers and microwaves vs. toaster ovens vs. ovens.
As the electric grid ages in the United States, there’s a revolution underway to make the old grid “smart.” Part of that leap is the mass installation of smart electric meters in American homes.
Understanding your electric bill or natural gas bill each month is an important part of managing your energy budget. When reading your electricity bill or natural gas bill, you might wonder what electricity or natural gas supply charges are, what the units mean and how they’re calculated.
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Smart home systems let you remotely manage your technology and many of your home’s functions through a single app. People love the convenience they provide, but there are many other reasons why these systems are rapidly gaining in popularity: energy efficiency, security and even smart-home insurance discounts.
Fossil fuels, such as coal and natural gas, have been our country’s primary source of power for decades. However, the process of getting fossil fuels out of the ground and into your home creates pollution and damages ecosystems.
Hey Phillies Phans – Join the ‘Red Goes Green’ movement by learning about energy conservation! This lesson aims to introduce students to energy saving behaviors and why it is important to save or conserve energy at home and even at the ballpark.